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Visa Bulletin Update: October 2023

  • Publish Date: Posted 7 months ago
  • Author:by Veronica Sanchez, Conexus MedStaff Director of Immigration

The U.S. Department of State has released the Visa Bulletin for the month of October 2023, which also begins the 2024 fiscal year. There have been some positive developments in the EB-3 visa category, specifically for applicants from the Philippines and around the world, which we highlight below. While Conexus MedStaff’s in-house immigration experts are here to support healthcare professionals along every step of their immigration journey, staying informed of changes within the dynamic U.S. immigration landscape can help better plan for your future move.

Let's dive into the details of the most recent Visa Bulletin and the opportunities it presents.

Visa Bulletin dates:

 EB-3 Other Nationalities (01DEC21)

EB-3 for Philippines (01DEC21)

EB-3 for India (01MAY12) 

EB-3 for China (01JAN20)

A new fiscal year brings hope for EB-3 visa applicants

The new U.S. fiscal year has brought good news for EB-3 visa candidates, including a substantial 19-month leap forward in the Priority Date for applicants from the Philippines and the rest of the world. This development has created a renewed sense of optimism, particularly for those aspiring to call the United States their new home.


The Priority Date shift: a promising opportunity

Undoubtedly, the most significant and unexpected development is the shift in the Priority Date for applicants from across the globe, including the Philippines. While the current Visa Bulletin may not reflect immediate progress, this shift signifies a positive step forward. Initiating your application now is a strategic move that places you at the forefront of potential advancements in the EB-3 category as we enter this new fiscal year.


Seize the moment with Conexus MedStaff

Choosing to embark on your immigration journey with Conexus MedStaff is a life-changing decision. Our extensive experience in healthcare recruitment and immigration, coupled with our unwavering commitment to international healthcare professionals, sets us apart. We don't just handle paperwork; we walk with you every step of the way, ensuring you have the information and support required to navigate the complexities of the immigration process, and get off to the best possible start when you arrive in the U.S.

Preparation is key

We strongly encourage all healthcare professionals interested in pursuing a career in the United States to take action without delay. Starting your application process with us now positions you for potential positive developments in the near future. Keep in mind that your journey towards a fulfilling career in the U.S. begins with informed choices and proactive steps.

Stay connected and stay informed

Stay connected with us through our social channels, where we provide regular updates on industry news, immigration changes, and the inspiring success stories of our healthcare professionals thriving in the United States. The next Visa Bulletin could bring more positive news, and we are here to assist you in seizing this opportunity. Your American dream is within your grasp, and Conexus MedStaff is your dedicated partner in making it a reality.


While a retrogression can delay your timeline of living and working in the U.S., it is only a temporary setback. If you are an international registered nurse or medical technologist interested in joining Conexus MedStaff, we encourage you to apply here.